NEW DATE – APRIL 17! The next CHERE conference will explore innovative strategies to address student debt and financial aid – an increasingly challenging issue facing schools, students and families in Connecticut and nationwide. The featured speaker for the program will be Sandy Baum, independent policy analyst for The College Board and Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development.Read More
David Johnston of the Connecticut-based Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) has been selected as a 2013 Angels in Adoption award recipient. The award is given on behalf of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) to those who have demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in need of permanent, loving homes.Read More
“First-Year Experience: What Works and Why” will be the focus when Housatonic Community College hosts a day-long workshop sponsored by the Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence on September 27 in Bridgeport.
The reasons for the less-than-ideal retention and graduation rates in Connecticut and nationally are many and complex: